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Lebanon man accused of rape

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Brookhaven resident facing drug charge

By The Staff

David R. Clarkson Jr., 19, of 470 Bell Hollow Road in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree rape in Marion Circuit Court recently.

According to the indictment, on or about Oct. 11, Clarkson engaged in sexual intercourse with another person by forcible compulsion.

His bond was set at $100,000 with a condition that he have no contact with the victim.

In other circuit court news:

• Ramero Perez, a.k.a. Walter Santiago, a.ka. Eduardo Rodriguez, 29, of 129 Brookhaven Trailer Park in Lebanon was indicted for first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, second-degree fleeing/evading police, alcohol intoxication and second-degree persistent felony offender.

According to the indictment, on or about Nov. 30, 2008, Perez knowingly and unlawfully trafficked in a controlled substance classified in schedule I or II (cocaine). The indictment also reads that he was over the age of 21 and stood convicted of at least one prior felony after his 18th birthday.

His bond was set at $20,000.

• Greg Osbourne, 38, of 113C Manor Avenue in Bardstown was indicted for first-degree bail jumping.

According to the indictment, on or about Oct. 20, 2008, Osbourne intentionally failed to appear at a specified time and place in connection with a charge of having committed a felony when such appearance was a condition of his having been released from custody.

No bond was set in this case.

• Joseph Lee Childers, 33, of Old Marion Motel, Room 3, in Lebanon was indicted for receiving stolen property over $300 and second-degree persistent felony offender.

According to the indictment, on or about Oct. 22, 2008, Childers received, retained or disposed of movable property valued at $300 or more and belonging to another (James D. Ruley), knowing it had been stolen or having reason to believe it had been stolen. The indictment also reads that he is over the age of 21 and stands convicted of at least one prior felony after his 18th birthday.

His bond was set at $500.

Editor's note: The indictment of a person by a grand jury is an accusation only and that person is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.